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El Salvador

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  • Former Salvadoran general ordered deported from U.S.

    Former Salvadoran general ordered deported from U.S.
    An immigration appeals court has upheld the deportation of a former Salvadoran general living in Florida, finding him complicit in the rape and murder of three American Maryknoll nuns and the torture of political prisoners. Testimony in the case...
  • Fears of measles crossing southern border into U.S. are unfounded

    Fears of measles crossing southern border into U.S. are unfounded
    Conservative radio commentator Rush Limbaugh and others have blamed the current measles outbreak on children illegally crossing the southern border of the U.S. "Children sick, healthy, you name it — poor, ill-educated, just tens of thousands of...
  • Laurie Becklund dies at 66; former L.A. Times reporter, author

    Laurie Becklund dies at 66; former L.A. Times reporter, author
    "They call it Door of the Devil," wrote Times journalist Laurie Becklund in 1983, "a craggy spot not far from downtown San Salvador where the earth ends, plunging into a sheer, mist-filled ravine." Becklund had been reporting from El Salvador for nearly...
  • Oscar Arnulfo Romero será beatificado

    Oscar Arnulfo Romero será beatificado
    SAN SALVADOR - El arzobispo de San Salvador Oscar Arnulfo Romero, asesinado en 1980 y cuya beatificación fue aprobada hoy por el papa Francisco, fue considerado "la voz de los sin voz" por su defensa de los derechos humanos y sociales en los años...
  • El Salvador overjoyed that Archbishop Romero is on path to sainthood

    El Salvador overjoyed that Archbishop Romero is on path to sainthood
    After Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot to death as he said Mass, Danlio Macias’ family mourned as if one of its own had been killed. “I see these photos,” Macias said, eyes red with tears as he visited the site of Romero’s...
  • Robert E. White, diplomat who cited Salvadoran atrocities, dies at 88

     Robert E. White, diplomat who cited Salvadoran atrocities, dies at 88
    His was one of the first and most credible voices to criticize human-rights atrocities by a Salvadoran regime that the U.S. was backing. And it cost him his career as an American diplomat. Robert E. White, a former ambassador who became an outspoken...
  • The Latin American gun leak

    The Latin American gun leak
    During the 1980s, El Salvador was the single largest recipient of U.S. military hardware and weaponry in the Western Hemisphere. Although the Central American country's civil war ended in 1992, the guns, grenades and bullets linger, as do their...
  • When they would rather let you die than let you have an abortion

    Have you ever wondered what a world without abortion might actually look like? Let me amend that: There will obviously never be a world without abortion. Have you ever wondered what a world without legal abortion would look like? If so, look no...
  • El Salvador protesta en memoria del arzobispo Romero

    El Salvador protesta en memoria del arzobispo Romero
    SAN SALVADOR - Víctimas del conflicto armado salvadoreño marcharon hoy por San Salvador par rechazar la decisión de la Alcaldía de la ciudad de dar a una calle el nombre del fallecido militar Roberto D'Aubuisson, presunto autor intelectual del asesinato...
  • 100-year-old fulfills lifelong dream, becomes U.S. citizen on birthday

    100-year-old fulfills lifelong dream, becomes U.S. citizen on birthday
    Since she was 7 years old, Donatila Leticia Munoz Orantes has wanted to become a U.S. citizen. On Wednesday, her 100th birthday, her wish came true. Munoz Orantes, a native Nicaraguan who lives with her daughter in Germantown, came to the United...
  • Return of conspiracy nuts: Obama's secret immigration reform 'plan'

    Return of conspiracy nuts: Obama's secret immigration reform 'plan'
    In the quest for simple answers to complex problems, one irrational explanation for the humanitarian crisis at our southern border demands an unqualified refutation. That would be the conspiracy theory being peddled by conservatives that President Obama...